The Koret Health and Recreation Center is a state-of-the-art facility developed by the University of San Francisco in collaboration with alumni, special donors, and the Koret Foundation. Since its opening in 1989, the Koret Center has provided an outstanding recreational and fitness environment for USF students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members.

Challenge Yourself in Our Weight Rooms

There are two adjacent weight rooms complete with 6,000 square feet of Hammer Strength, LifeFitness, Cybex, Icarian, and FreeMotion machines.

Students using gym equipment

Weight Room (East)

Provides 34 workout stations, as well as plyo platforms, Bosu trainers, medicine balls, a spin bike, iron grip free weights, and fixed barbells. On-site trainers are available to assist in the development of personal training programs for an additional fee. Free orientations are available by appointment through the Fitness Desk at fitness@usfca.edu.

To schedule your free skills assessment, please fill out the platform assessment form.

Get Moving at Cardio Alley

Cardio machines at the Koret gym

Lower Cardio Alley

Lower Cardio Alley features 15 elliptical machines (Precor), 10 treadmills (LifeFitness & Woodway), 8 upright bikes (LifeFitness), 4 rowers (Concept 2), 3 recumbent bikes (LifeFitness), 2 adaptive motion trainers (Precor), 2 upper body ergometers, 1 freeclimber (StairMaster), and 1 step mill (StairMaster).

Cardio machines at the Koret gym

Upper Cardio Alley

Our newly renovated mezzanine level offers 35 pieces of state-of-the-art Precor and Stairmaster cardiovascular equipment including 9 treadmills, 10 AMTs, 7 elliptical machines, 4 upright bikes, 3 step mills, and 2 recumbent bikes. This level also features a functional training zone with 3 FreeMotion machines, light dumbbells, 2 rowers and 2 spin bikes. All Precor equipment on this level gives 16 cable TV options on personal viewing screens, as well as iPod and iPhone compatibility to personalize the user's entertainment experience. The mezzanine continues to offer a lounge space featuring a 50" HD plasma screen TV, table tennis, billiards, sun deck, and views of the Koret pool.

Sports Facilities to Keep You Active

Basketball court in Koret Health and Recreation Center

Swig Pavilion

Accommodates three full basketball courts, one volleyball court, two badminton courts, and indoor soccer.

Indoor basketball court

Hagan Gymnasium

A high school size gym containing a collegiate sized basketball court, locker rooms, and showers which can accommodate various indoor sporting events such as basketball, badminton, indoor soccer, and volleyball.

Racquetball Court

*Unavailable at this time.
One regulation racquetball court is available for advanced reservation (online only) or same day drop-in use. To reserve the court online (under 'Reservations' tab) you must be a current USF student, faculty, or staff member or have a Koret membership. Online reservations open seven days in advance and closes 50 hours prior to allow for drop-ins. Reservations may not exceed 90 minutes. We also have a pair of Head MX Cyclone racquets available for rent at the facility's Equipment Desk.

Aerobics/Dance Room

Custom low impact hardwood flooring with full length wall mirrors and built in stereo sound system.

Combatives Room

Fully equipped to accommodate a wide range of martial arts and self defense workouts. Includes padded walls, crash pads and speed bag mounts.

Relax at Koret Lounge

Fantastic vistas of the Pacific Ocean, Point Reyes, and the Farallon Islands. 


All facilities are subject to availability. Koret Health and Recreation Center will be closed during University holidays. In addition, maintenance closures will occur throughout the year to ensure the safety, cleanliness, and quality of our facilities. Please check with the Front Desk for specific dates and times. Hours are subject to change without further notice.

Contact Info

Koret Health and Recreation Center

2130 Fulton St. (Entrance at the corner of Parker and Turk streets)
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-6821